The novel, which will span around 150 pages, tells the story of a woman named Ana Magdalena Bach, who visits a tropical island to lay flowers on her mother’s grave, and ends up having an affair.
In celebration of Gabriel Garcia Márquez, born on this day, March 6, 1927.
She has been coming to this hotel for the last 28 years, ever since her mother died, and has chosen to stay in the exact same room as she does every year. She uses the same road from the hotel to travel to her mother’s resting place and buys flowers from the same African woman.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez once famously said, “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”
As I have grown older, my mind is calmer but it’s a void now, empty of any voice.
For Mahera help came not only in the form of relatable characters, but also the physical comfort derived from holding onto a book. "I've carried a book or a Kindle with me during the worst times of my life. It's like a security blanket," she told me.
Police in Colombia say they have recovered a signed first edition copy of the novel, “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Police in Colombia say they have recovered a signed first edition copy of the novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.